Weak mag. 3.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 53 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 8 December 2016 at 21:11 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 38 km depth
8 Dec 21:28 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Depth: 38.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.53°S / 71.72°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
53 km (33 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (102 mi) NW of San Felipe (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) N of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (159 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.4||38 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.4||38 km||29 km al SO de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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